Jeff Kinney Goes Into The Deep End In The Latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book

Last week I got the opportunity to chat with Jeff Kinney about fatherhood and his Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series. Tomorrow the latest book in that series called The Deep End comes out. It is the fifteenth book from that wonderful series. My daughters really enjoy the books and the movies. My father-in-law loves the movies too! He has big laughs when he watches those movies with us. 

Below is a preview of my conversation with Jeff. In this clip Jeff shares with me what The Deep End is all about and how this year influenced Greg Heffley and his family’s new adventure. You can hear my entire interview with Jeff next month. It will be part of the Art of Fatherhood podcast series. 

About Jeff Kinney 

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times best-selling author and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book for his Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story. For more Wimpy Kid, visit

About The Deep End 

The Deep End is book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. It is from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney. Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ready for the adventure of a lifetime. But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park. It is not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise. Then the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation—or if they’re already in too deep.

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